Hours: Tues - Fri 10 am - 5 pm Sat 11 am - 5 pm  |  Address: 15-305 Main Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2B4  |  Phone: (867) 667-4080

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Intro to Pottery

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Instructor: Larry DuGuay

Dates: April 16 - May 28, Every Monday
Times: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm 
Price: $325+gst, all supplies included
Ages: 14+

Learn the basics of pottery and start your journey towards creating one of a kind and personalized pieces. Participants learn to attach and dry clay together while working with wet, dry and soft material at the same time. This prepares participants to learn and become familiar with the properties of clay so they can easily learn more advance techniques and processes. This seven week course is wheel throwing heavy with basic glazing near the end. This is a prerequisite for beginner Level II Pottery.

To register visit Arts Underground or call reception at 867-667-4080. Yukon Art Society members receive a 10% dicount.

Silver Ring Workshop

Instructor: Shelley MacDonald
Date: Sunday May 20th
Times: 1:00 - 5:00pm
Price: $175+gst, all supplies included
Ages: 14+

Join Instructor Shelley MacDonald for a hands-on fun and informative workshop designed to introduce you to silversmithing. You will be introduced to the fundamental of jewellery making and design, including metal piercing, filing and soldering. Each student will be making 1-2 silver rings you will have a choice of 3 different wires so you can create stacking rings

Shelley MacDonald obtained her BFA in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing from NSCAD University in Halifax, N.S. She Has more than 12 years’ experience in jewellery design and metalsmithing, and has been teaching jewellery courses for the past 10 years. Shelley is also one of the youngest goldsmiths residing in the Yukon.

To register visit Arts underground or call reception at 867-667-4080. Yukon Art Society members receive a 10% discount. 

Mother's Day Silver Ring Workshop

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Instructor:
 Shelley MacDonald

Date: Sunday May 6
Times: 1:00 - 5:00pm
Price: $175+gst for individual
           $310+gst for mother and family member duo
           All supplies, appetizers and alcohol provided
Ages: 14+

Join Instructor Shelley MacDonald for a hands-on fun and informative workshop designed to introduce you to silversmithing. You will be introduced to the fundamental of jewellery making and design, including metal piercing, filing and soldering. Each student will be making 1-2 silver rings you will have a choice of 3 different wires so you can create stacking rings

Shelley MacDonald obtained her BFA in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing from NSCAD University in Halifax, N.S. She Has more than 12 years’ experience in jewellery design and metalsmithing, and has been teaching jewellery courses for the past 10 years. Shelley is also one of the youngest goldsmiths residing in the Yukon.

To register visit Arts underground or call reception at 867-667-4080. Yukon Art Society members receive a 10% discount. 

Introduction to Stone Setting

Instructor: Shelley Claude
Dates: Sunday May 27th
Times: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $150+gst, all supplies included
Ages: 14+

This beginning 4 hour course provides the fundamental techniques for the design and creation of handcrafted jewelry. you will learn how to size, texture, chase, file, form, silver solder with an acetylene torch, saw, drill, oxidize, hand polish, satin polish and follow safe studio practices. Your project will involve fabricating a bezel cup and setting a cabochon stone. We will work with sterling silver, fine silver, and semi-precious stones. Prepare to be adorned! Note: a variety of stones, to choose from, will be provided, and cost of materials is included. In this class you will make 1 rings; one sterling silver with a stone, or one sterling silver pendant with stone. 

To register visit Arts Underground or call reception at 867-667-4080. Yukon Art Society members receive a 10% dicount.

Solar Fast Dyeing

Instructor: Rebekah Senko
Date: Monday June 4
Times: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $90 +gst, all supplies included
Ages: 14+

Solar Fast is a range of mixable, water-based, photosensitive dyes that make it easy to print images and patterns onto absorbant and natural materials such as fabric, paper and wood.  There is no heat setting, chemical or steam fixing involved, and can be used with or without silk screens, therefore it is an accessible and affordable option for those who do not have the proper equipment or set up to use other dyes.
Participants get 2 shirts, a meter of fabric and 6 posters to print on, and have the option to bring in their own personal objects such as clothing, skateboards, shoes bags etc to customize.

To register visit Arts Underground or call reception at 867-667-4080. Members receive a 10% discount.

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